DISCLAIMER: This interview with Stephen Cucchiaro, President and Chief Investment Officer of 3EDGE Asset Management, is for informational purposes only and should not be considered a recommendation to buy or sell any specific securities. This interview contains certain forward-looking statements based on current expectations, estimates and projections about the industry and markets in which 3EDGE will operate, as well as Mr. Cucchiaro’s beliefs and assumptions. Investments in certain asset classes involve certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions which are difficult to predict. Consequently, such statements cannot be guarantees of future performance and actual outcomes and returns may differ materially from statements, goals and objectives set forth herein. Mr. Cucchiaro has discussed certain specific asset classes during the interview in order to give examples of 3EDGE’s investment strategy. There is no guarantee that 3EDGE will continue to hold any positions in these asset classes. 3EDGE’s investment portfolios are subject to change at any time at 3EDGE’s discretion depending on prevailing market conditions, among other things. Investing in the financial markets, including common stocks, fixed income, commodities and ETFs, involves the risk of loss that investors should be prepared to bear. Past performance may not be indicative of future results.